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Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American film actress, who started a career as a child model after a friend of her parents suggested that she should audition. She subsequently appeared in magazine, newspaper and television advertising before making her motion picture debut in the 1984 crime film Once Upon a Time in America. Connelly continued her career as a model and actress, starring in films such as Labyrinth and Career Opportunities. She gained critical acclaim for her work in Alex Proyas’ 1998 science fiction film Dark City and for her portrayal of Marion Silver in Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 drama Requiem for a Dream.
In 2002, Connelly won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for her supporting role of of Alicia Nash in Ron Howard’s biopic A Beautiful Mind. Other film credits include the Marvel superhero film Hulk, the thriller Dark Water, the drama Blood Diamond, the remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still and the romantic comedy He’s Just Not That Into You.
Connelly has been married to actor Paul Bettany since 2003; they have two children and she has a child from a previous relationship with photographer David Dugan. She was named Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education in 2005, and she has been the face of Balenciaga fashion advertisements, as well as for Revlon cosmetics. Magazines includingTime, Vanity Fair and Esquire, as well as the Los Angeles Times newspaper have included her on their lists of the world’s most beautiful women.
Life and career
Connelly was born in Round Top, New York in the Catskill Mountains to Ilene, an antiques dealer, and Gerard Connelly, a clothing manufacturer. Her father was a Roman Catholic with Irish and Norwegian ancestors, while her mother was a yeshiva-educated Jew of Polish and Russian stock. She was raised in Brooklyn Heights, near the Brooklyn Bridge, where she attended Saint Ann’s, a private school focused on the arts. Her father suffered from asthma, so the family moved to Woodstock, New York in 1976 to escape the city smog. Four years later the family returned to Brooklyn Heights where Connelly resumed her education at the same school.
Connelly lives in TriBeCa, New York City, with her husband and children who, according to her statements, are the most important thing in her life.
Her first son, Kai, was born in 1997, from her relationship with photographer David Dugan. In 2009, she stated “Becoming a mother has made all the difference in terms of learning to take more responsibility for myself and my life … Parenthood changed the way I do everything.” Once a vegan, she gave it up during her first pregnancy. On January 1, 2003, she married actor Paul Bettany, whom she met while working on A Beautiful Mind, in a private family ceremony in Scotland. The couple’s first child, Stellan, named after their friend, actor Stellan Skarsgård, was born the same year. She gave birth to her third child, Agnes Lark, on May 31, 2011 in New York City.
On November 14, 2005, Connelly was named Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education. She appeared in an advertisement highlighting the global need for clean water and sought donations for African, Indian, and Central American drilling projects. On May 2, 2009, she participated in Revlon’s annual 5k Run/Walk for Women along with Jessica Alba and Jessica Biel. Connelly speaks Italian and French fluently. [Source]
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